ITEMS OF INTEREST

The National Association of Manufacturers has adopted the following:—

"Resolved, that the timber and stone act shall be repealed and that all public timber lands shall be included in permanent forest reserves, the title to the land to be forever retained by the National Government, stumpage only of matured timber to be sold, and young timber to be preserved for future cutting, so that the forests will be perpetuated by right use; and that the National Government shall, by the reservation of purchase of existing forest lands, and the planting of new forests, create in every State National forest plantations from which, through all the years to come, a sufficient supply of wood and timber can be annually harvested to supply the needs of the people of each State from the forest plantations in that State, and that the necessary legislation should be immediately enacted by Congress to create the National forest reserves known as the White Mountain and the Appalachian reserves."

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HONEST INVESTIGATION
March 28, 1908
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